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News Release

SIU Investigates Death in Bluewater

Case Number: 15-PCD-254

Mississauga (2 November, 2015) ---
Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating a death that occurred Sunday, November 1st in the Town of Bluewater.

The Ontario Provincial Police reported the following information to the SIU:
  • Just before 6:00 p.m. on November 1, 2015, OPP officers responded to a call for a distraught female in the waters of Lake Huron at the foot of Pavilion Road.  
  • The Coast Guard was summoned and located the 32-year-old female several hundred feet from shore.  
  • She was retrieved from the water and taken to Clinton Hospital, where she was declared deceased.
  • The Coroner’s Office has been notified.

Three investigators and two forensic investigators have been assigned to investigate this incident.  Anyone who may have information regarding this case is asked to contact the Unit at 416-622-2290 or 1-800-787-8529 Ext. 2290.

The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence  in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
  • report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General. 

Jason Gennaro
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342